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I first found out about the ionic foot-baths from a psychoanalytic patient of mine who had just returned from London. He told me about (what he considered to be) an amzing device that had boostred his energy, and gotten rid of a long-standing leg pain. I liked what he said enough to look for the device he described, and after a reasonable amount of research, I subsequently bought it for La Casa.

 

As I was awaiting delivery of it, La Casa got a phone call from a woman, Susan, who had been told by the manufacturer that we had bought the device. She was eager to come in for a session. I had to regrettably tell her the device hadn't arrived yet from England. She called the next week, re-asking for an appointment. Again, I had to tell her that I wasn't ready to perform the treatment -- that  although it had arrived, I hadn't hadn't time to take it out of the box. She called yet again the next week; by then, it was out of the box, but we hadn't figured out how to use it. Finally, a month after her first inquiry, the device was ready to be used, and she happily came in for the treatment.

 

I asked her why she was so enthusiastic about it, and told her that I had never had a client hound me for a session as she had. She told me that she (like my psychoanalytic patient) had had the treatment in London. She had walked into the spa hobbling because of a spasm in her calf. When she left the spa, she saw the bus she needed on the corner about to take off, and she realized that she would have to run to catch it. Instead of hobbling, she was fleet-footed. Got the bus. Was happy and pain-free.

 

Susan became a regular client for La Casa's Pedi-Detox therapy. Since that first appointment with Susan, we have performed thousands of sessions with the Aqua-Detox device. Just one of the experiences we had was with a woman, Miriam, who had been diagnosed with cervical cancer. She had been treated successfully for it, but felt that a good cleanse was called for. The first time Miriam used the device, the water turned stark black, and became thick with mass. By the time Miriam came to La Casa, I I had had exoerience with hundreds of sessions with the device, and had never seen the water morph into such a dark color with such thick gook. Miriam bought a series of 30 sessions By the end of those sessions, the water was turning a light brown, and the ugly gooky mass had disappeared.

 

A few years later, about 5 years ago, the TV show Inside Edition called me to ask if I would go on their show to talk about the Ionic foot- bath. I said I wasn’t interested. 

 

The next day, I was walking out of my building to go to yoga class, and I was confronted a bevy of reporters and cameras, yelling in my ear that they wanted a statement from me. I kept walking, not prepared to talk to the press. They followed me down the street, still yelling, accusing me of dastardly deeds by offering what they described, on-air, as a useless therapy. I referred them to the research on the device, which is plentiful, as well as testimonials. I did offer the information that the device has a Class II certification as a medical device in UK (insuring safety). It was also rigorously tested and passed under the MDD (Medical Device Directive) in Europe. But their position was clear. Inside Edtion was doing a hatchet job.

 

I am bringing this unpleasant experience up because apparently Inside Edition re-aired the piece the other day. Lots of people listen to Inside Edition, including some of La Casa’s clients. That day four clients cancelled their Pedi-Detox appointments. 

 

I want to refer to what the esteemed Dietrich Klinghardt has said about the ionic foot-bath. If you don’t know his name, check out the panel to the right, and follow the links. He is one of the most trusted voices in the holistic field. His reach is enormous, his integrity impeccable, the respect he garners legion.

 

He explains that during an ionic foot-bath session, large concentrations of negative hydrogen ions are released during the process of electrolysis. (The array that sits in the water is what effects this electro-chemical reaction.) These ions are then absorbed into the body by osmosis through the epidermis of the foot. Once entered into the system, these negatively charged ions act as ultra high-powered antioxidants.

 

The feet are specifically used because they provide a large surface area of pores for the absorption of these negative hydrogen ions. It is these hydrogen ions that provide the detoxifying benefits of an ionic foot-bath. And, it is simply more comfortable than placing your hands, face or entire body in the water for an extended period of time.

 

Klinghardt further explains: “An antioxidant is a compound which has a weak attraction to one of its electrons. It readily surrenders an electron to a free radical that neutralizes it and ends the electron 'stealing' reaction. The ion does not become a free radical by donating an electron because it is stable in either form. Once the free radical is neutralized, it can be removed from the body.”

 

The negative hydrogen ions are thus acting as free radical hunter-gatherers, helping to prevent cell and tissue damage.

 

In terms of La Casa’s experience, we have had good success with the device. We routinely have clients saying they feel better after using it. But we also have seen improvement in various diseases, including long-standing degenerative diseases. We stand by our understanding of the therapeutic efficacy of the technology. And, if you are a reader of past Musings, you will know that we are IN LOVE with hydrogen, and feel that it is going to revolutionize the practice of medicine. The Pedi-Detox is one more way that we have of delivering the all-important hydrogen molecules to the body.

http://www.icontact-archive.com/nBuMaHY0Fv49teZHhJoCbNgNtfqeAQqH?w=3

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For anyone who has tried to study for an exam or take a test of any kind I'm sure that it's no surprise that anxiety scrambles your brain making learning hard. Over the last 10 years it has been concerning for me as I have witnessed the level of stress and anxiety rise among students and young people. High school and college students and even middle school and grade school students are under extreme pressure to perform well in school in preparation for acceptance to college. The levels of stress, anxiety, fear and depression in our children truly is frightening.

The good news is that the students that I meet in my office and online all report to me that they benefit from hypnosis for anxiety and hypnosis for academic performance. What's fun for me is that students are natural at hypnosis and easy learn self-hypnosis for stress management and use academic performance hypnosis.
How your brain becomes hardwired for fear.
The problem is that most of the fears that we imagine never happen. For some people, the imagining of these fears becomes chronic - leading to anxiety and even panic attacks. Hypnosis for stress and anxiety can help you to be mindful and know that in the moment you are safe and OK. So whether it’s imagined stress or fear Hypnotherapy can help you to create new responses and remain calm in those exams or in any situations you may face. At the Nanaimo Hypnotherapy Center as well on our Skype program you can learn hypnosis to hardwire happiness, Calmness and relaxation and to unhook the old feelings of fear and negativity.

 

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The ancient treatment promises deep relaxation and internal healing through pressure-focused foot massages.

Reflexology—you see it on almost every spa menu, from the refreshingly affordable, no-frills massage joints to the decadent day spas you might hit up on vacation. From the outside it looks like your run-of-the-mill foot massage. (Not a bad thing when you work on your feet all day!) But one look at that mesmerizing foot chart every reflexologist has hanging in their office and you begin to understand that the objective of this therapy is to do a whole lot more than just open up your arches.

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Many people don’t know this, but there are numerous types of meditation. To find out which type of meditation suits you best, read on!

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This homemade deodorant for sensitive skin works great and is REALLY simple to make. I use it every morning and it doesn’t bother my skin at all! My husband said it even works for him.

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Meet Lisa Rufsholm - Hair Analysis Consultant:

HU:  What inspires you?

Answer: Helping people at all stages of health to improve their quality of life.  Finding the cause, eliminating symptoms and seeing clients improve brings me great joy!

HU: What is your biggest achievement to date (personal or professional)?

Answer: My proudest moments have been helping a woman conceive when she was told she never would, helping a young man to avoid removing 7 feet of intestine with Crohns, learning my elderly patient fell but had no broken bones or injuries and assisting a young man with schizophrenia past his violent internal voices are what fills my heart.

HU: What does a typical day look like for you?

Answer: I am typically typing a report, helping a client through a retracing symptoms, educating on natural health and working out every day.

HU: What is your favorite current project and why?

Answer: I am reaching out to stay at home moms, stressed out corporate employees and those who have been through the medical facilities with no answers or relief of symptoms to try alternative ways once we find possible causes through hair analysis.

HU: If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be and why?

Answer: I wouldn’t trade my job with anyone because I love making a difference in the lives I’ve touched through hair analysis and the relationships I’ve built.

HU: What are your biggest professional challenges?

Answer: I love working with people so using technology, social media and marketing to share what hair analysis testing can do to improve and measure health has been a challenge.

HU:  What’s the most rewarding aspect about your career?

Answer: My reward is when a client has eliminated symptoms, disease or overcome physical limitations by improving their health

HU: What is your motto or personal mantra?

Answer: Get healthy from the cell out.  If you don’t know where you at, you cannot plan how to get to where you want to be!

HU: How do you maintain a healthy work/life balance?

Answer: We have to care for ourselves so we can be 100% for our loved ones so I take supplements, detoxify, eat clean, healthy foods and exercise daily.

HU: What is the greatest obstacle you have overcome?

Answer: I have such a burning desire to help people that I tend to want clients to do more for themselves than they are willing to do or change at times.  I had to learn to be ok with educating and supporting people where they are until they are ready too.

HU: What do you hope to share with the HU community?

Answer: Hair analysis is a wonderful tool to measure cellular mineral levels, heavy metal toxicity, thyroid and adrenal functions as well as cell permeability regardless of which program or diet people follow.  It IS the individual’s chemistry with no opinion or guesswork.

HU: What do you hope to learn/gain from the HU community?

Answer: I love to learn about other holistic modalities and aspects of healing.  The relationships built by sharing our knowledge creates a well rounded community to help others improve their lives.

HU: Who is your ideal client?

Answer: I work with infants, athletes, people of middle age to the elderly.  Those who want to maintain their health or correct serious issues all benefit from my program.

HU: What does the test show?

Answer:  Hair Analysis is scientifically and specifically what is in an individual’s cell level (mineral or heavy metal). No guessing, generalization or by symptom.  It IS your chemistry.  I can help what I can see and is proven.  Once we see what is not in balance we can start to detox and correct.  If you don’t know where you at, you cannot plan how to get to where you want to be!

Learn more about Lisa Rufsholm here.

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It's Friday night.....you've just ended a long week at the salt mines and want to go to the movies to destress. You enter the cinema and all you can focus on is the smell of freshly buttered popcorn. You're thinking "I've deserved this, I've had a long week". 

You order a large popcorn, soda and a box of M&M's.

By the time the commercials are done, you are half way through your snacks, feeling a bit gross already.

By the time the movie is over, your stomach hurts and you are hyped up on sugar. You get home and can't fall asleep for a long time. When you wake up, you are tired and feeling regretful of last night's choices, not to mention the disappointment you feel when you step on the scale to realize just how costly last night was. 

Can we make this scenario a bit better? Yes, we can.

But brace yourself. It will require you to be adventurous and smuggle your own food to the cinema.

Since many of my clients live in Ridgefield, CT or nearby, they are familiar with the Prospector Theater and CVS pharmacy. 

One of my clients asked me if I can come up with ideas for healthier foods to bring to the movies that can be purchased at that pharmacy. 

So here's me out and about taking pictures of chips and candy at CVS. 

This is what I came up with. 

When you feel like getting something salty or crunchy 

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

I was really surprised with the variety of healthier popcorn, chips and other snack options at CVS. There was a tremendous amount of organic, non-gmo snacks, unsweetened versions of popcorn, tortilla chips and even kale chips. Go for the single serve packs whenever possible. They are a bit more expensive but it's MUCH easier to control your eating. 

When you feel like getting something sweet 

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

Again, I was surprised with the variety of healthier choices such as freeze-dried fruit, lower sugar bars/cookies, organic options, and lots of single serve treats. Definitely go for those! 

When you feel like getting something creamy

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

Yet again, I was shocked that you can now get greek yogurt, protein shakes and charcuterie snacks at a pharmacy. That's pretty cool actually. Lots of good options to replace ice cream or sugary sodas and smoothies at the movies. 

Did you enjoy this article? Do you have an article idea for me? Shoot me an e-mail

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DCP , an abbreviation of Doctor of chemical philosophy is my unique discovery based on my ' " Disease Theory " to take care of diseases naturally. My book ," An Introduction to DCP " is available for more information.

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Hi, my name is Jessica and I am a Social Media Manager. My goal is to enhance my clients online presence by making sure their social media efforts align with and reflect their values and ideals. I will set up, manage and create content for your social media accounts, helping you to create and nurture connections and reach potential clients. I have a number of packages available depending on your social media needs. Custom packages are also available.

 

Package 1:

  • Profile Optimization, Brand Research & Content Development (1 hour per month)
  • 3 posts per week (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • 3 Custom Graphics per month
  • Daily monitoring of your account 
  • Custom profile picture & cover photo
  • Interaction (30 minutes per week)
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If you are looking for vitamin E from sources other than nuts, seeds, fish, or vegetable oils, fresh vegetables are a good bet. After all, you may not always want a fishy meal like abalone or sardines or may be looking for a lighter, less calorific means to the vitamin than oil or nuts. Here’s a look at some of the best vegetable sources of vitamin E and how you can incorporate them into your diet.

Antioxidant Vitamin E Plays A Role In Overall Health

You need vitamin E to keep some basic muscle and nerve function going. Which is why a deficiency of the nutrient can cause you to lose sensation in the arms and legs or lead to muscle weakness in general. This antioxidant vitamin helps fight oxidative stress – a problem that’s been linked to everything from heart problems and eye problems/macular degeneration to graying of hair, wrinkle formation, and other signs of aging. Equally important, it seems to play a role in immune function and may help protect you from having long or frequent bouts of illness.1

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Did you know that you have the power to grow the HU Community?

The Holistic United team knows how hard you work to maintain a level of trust and integrity with each of the patients/clients who put their trust in you.

It’s equally important that we maintain a standard when screening holistic professionals for our community.  We believe referrals from you and invitations sent from our own community is the best way to ensure we continue to grow a network of esteemed holistic practitioners. 

Invite your colleagues by sending them a link to our homepage, so they can request an invitation, or send them an email directly from your account*.

(*from your profile page, click on your name, located in the top right corner, select Dash, and then scroll down to the Invite section, located on the right side of your screen.)

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I first found out about the ionic foot-baths from a psychoanalytic patient of mine who had just returned from London. He told me about (what he considered to be) an amzing device that had boostred his energy, and gotten rid of a long-standing leg pain. I liked what he said enough to look for the device he described, and after a reasonable amount of research, I subsequently bought it for La Casa.

 

As I was awaiting delivery of it, La Casa got a phone call from a woman, Susan, who had been told by the manufacturer that we had bought the device. She was eager to come in for a session. I had to regrettably tell her the device hadn't arrived yet from England. She called the next week, re-asking for an appointment. Again, I had to tell her that I wasn't ready to perform the treatment -- that  although it had arrived, I hadn't hadn't time to take it out of the box. She called yet again the next week; by then, it was out of the box, but we hadn't figured out how to use it. Finally, a month after her first inquiry, the device was ready to be used, and she happily came in for the treatment.

 

I asked her why she was so enthusiastic about it, and told her that I had never had a client hound me for a session as she had. She told me that she (like my psychoanalytic patient) had had the treatment in London. She had walked into the spa hobbling because of a spasm in her calf. When she left the spa, she saw the bus she needed on the corner about to take off, and she realized that she would have to run to catch it. Instead of hobbling, she was fleet-footed. Got the bus. Was happy and pain-free.

 

Susan became a regular client for La Casa's Pedi-Detox therapy. Since that first appointment with Susan, we have performed thousands of sessions with the Aqua-Detox device. Just one of the experiences we had was with a woman, Miriam, who had been diagnosed with cervical cancer. She had been treated successfully for it, but felt that a good cleanse was called for. The first time Miriam used the device, the water turned stark black, and became thick with mass. By the time Miriam came to La Casa, I I had had exoerience with hundreds of sessions with the device, and had never seen the water morph into such a dark color with such thick gook. Miriam bought a series of 30 sessions By the end of those sessions, the water was turning a light brown, and the ugly gooky mass had disappeared.

 

A few years later, about 5 years ago, the TV show Inside Edition called me to ask if I would go on their show to talk about the Ionic foot- bath. I said I wasn’t interested. 

 

The next day, I was walking out of my building to go to yoga class, and I was confronted a bevy of reporters and cameras, yelling in my ear that they wanted a statement from me. I kept walking, not prepared to talk to the press. They followed me down the street, still yelling, accusing me of dastardly deeds by offering what they described, on-air, as a useless therapy. I referred them to the research on the device, which is plentiful, as well as testimonials. I did offer the information that the device has a Class II certification as a medical device in UK (insuring safety). It was also rigorously tested and passed under the MDD (Medical Device Directive) in Europe. But their position was clear. Inside Edtion was doing a hatchet job.

 

I am bringing this unpleasant experience up because apparently Inside Edition re-aired the piece the other day. Lots of people listen to Inside Edition, including some of La Casa’s clients. That day four clients cancelled their Pedi-Detox appointments. 

 

I want to refer to what the esteemed Dietrich Klinghardt has said about the ionic foot-bath. If you don’t know his name, check out the panel to the right, and follow the links. He is one of the most trusted voices in the holistic field. His reach is enormous, his integrity impeccable, the respect he garners legion.

 

He explains that during an ionic foot-bath session, large concentrations of negative hydrogen ions are released during the process of electrolysis. (The array that sits in the water is what effects this electro-chemical reaction.) These ions are then absorbed into the body by osmosis through the epidermis of the foot. Once entered into the system, these negatively charged ions act as ultra high-powered antioxidants.

 

The feet are specifically used because they provide a large surface area of pores for the absorption of these negative hydrogen ions. It is these hydrogen ions that provide the detoxifying benefits of an ionic foot-bath. And, it is simply more comfortable than placing your hands, face or entire body in the water for an extended period of time.

 

Klinghardt further explains: “An antioxidant is a compound which has a weak attraction to one of its electrons. It readily surrenders an electron to a free radical that neutralizes it and ends the electron 'stealing' reaction. The ion does not become a free radical by donating an electron because it is stable in either form. Once the free radical is neutralized, it can be removed from the body.”

 

The negative hydrogen ions are thus acting as free radical hunter-gatherers, helping to prevent cell and tissue damage.

 

In terms of La Casa’s experience, we have had good success with the device. We routinely have clients saying they feel better after using it. But we also have seen improvement in various diseases, including long-standing degenerative diseases. We stand by our understanding of the therapeutic efficacy of the technology. And, if you are a reader of past Musings, you will know that we are IN LOVE with hydrogen, and feel that it is going to revolutionize the practice of medicine. The Pedi-Detox is one more way that we have of delivering the all-important hydrogen molecules to the body.

http://www.icontact-archive.com/nBuMaHY0Fv49teZHhJoCbNgNtfqeAQqH?w=3

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I love to garden

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For anyone who has tried to study for an exam or take a test of any kind I'm sure that it's no surprise that anxiety scrambles your brain making learning hard. Over the last 10 years it has been concerning for me as I have witnessed the level of stress and anxiety rise among students and young people. High school and college students and even middle school and grade school students are under extreme pressure to perform well in school in preparation for acceptance to college. The levels of stress, anxiety, fear and depression in our children truly is frightening.

The good news is that the students that I meet in my office and online all report to me that they benefit from hypnosis for anxiety and hypnosis for academic performance. What's fun for me is that students are natural at hypnosis and easy learn self-hypnosis for stress management and use academic performance hypnosis.
How your brain becomes hardwired for fear.
The problem is that most of the fears that we imagine never happen. For some people, the imagining of these fears becomes chronic - leading to anxiety and even panic attacks. Hypnosis for stress and anxiety can help you to be mindful and know that in the moment you are safe and OK. So whether it’s imagined stress or fear Hypnotherapy can help you to create new responses and remain calm in those exams or in any situations you may face. At the Nanaimo Hypnotherapy Center as well on our Skype program you can learn hypnosis to hardwire happiness, Calmness and relaxation and to unhook the old feelings of fear and negativity.

 

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The ancient treatment promises deep relaxation and internal healing through pressure-focused foot massages.

Reflexology—you see it on almost every spa menu, from the refreshingly affordable, no-frills massage joints to the decadent day spas you might hit up on vacation. From the outside it looks like your run-of-the-mill foot massage. (Not a bad thing when you work on your feet all day!) But one look at that mesmerizing foot chart every reflexologist has hanging in their office and you begin to understand that the objective of this therapy is to do a whole lot more than just open up your arches.

Continue Reading...

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Many people don’t know this, but there are numerous types of meditation. To find out which type of meditation suits you best, read on!

Continue Reading...

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This homemade deodorant for sensitive skin works great and is REALLY simple to make. I use it every morning and it doesn’t bother my skin at all! My husband said it even works for him.

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Meet Lisa Rufsholm - Hair Analysis Consultant:

HU:  What inspires you?

Answer: Helping people at all stages of health to improve their quality of life.  Finding the cause, eliminating symptoms and seeing clients improve brings me great joy!

HU: What is your biggest achievement to date (personal or professional)?

Answer: My proudest moments have been helping a woman conceive when she was told she never would, helping a young man to avoid removing 7 feet of intestine with Crohns, learning my elderly patient fell but had no broken bones or injuries and assisting a young man with schizophrenia past his violent internal voices are what fills my heart.

HU: What does a typical day look like for you?

Answer: I am typically typing a report, helping a client through a retracing symptoms, educating on natural health and working out every day.

HU: What is your favorite current project and why?

Answer: I am reaching out to stay at home moms, stressed out corporate employees and those who have been through the medical facilities with no answers or relief of symptoms to try alternative ways once we find possible causes through hair analysis.

HU: If you could switch jobs with someone, who would it be and why?

Answer: I wouldn’t trade my job with anyone because I love making a difference in the lives I’ve touched through hair analysis and the relationships I’ve built.

HU: What are your biggest professional challenges?

Answer: I love working with people so using technology, social media and marketing to share what hair analysis testing can do to improve and measure health has been a challenge.

HU:  What’s the most rewarding aspect about your career?

Answer: My reward is when a client has eliminated symptoms, disease or overcome physical limitations by improving their health

HU: What is your motto or personal mantra?

Answer: Get healthy from the cell out.  If you don’t know where you at, you cannot plan how to get to where you want to be!

HU: How do you maintain a healthy work/life balance?

Answer: We have to care for ourselves so we can be 100% for our loved ones so I take supplements, detoxify, eat clean, healthy foods and exercise daily.

HU: What is the greatest obstacle you have overcome?

Answer: I have such a burning desire to help people that I tend to want clients to do more for themselves than they are willing to do or change at times.  I had to learn to be ok with educating and supporting people where they are until they are ready too.

HU: What do you hope to share with the HU community?

Answer: Hair analysis is a wonderful tool to measure cellular mineral levels, heavy metal toxicity, thyroid and adrenal functions as well as cell permeability regardless of which program or diet people follow.  It IS the individual’s chemistry with no opinion or guesswork.

HU: What do you hope to learn/gain from the HU community?

Answer: I love to learn about other holistic modalities and aspects of healing.  The relationships built by sharing our knowledge creates a well rounded community to help others improve their lives.

HU: Who is your ideal client?

Answer: I work with infants, athletes, people of middle age to the elderly.  Those who want to maintain their health or correct serious issues all benefit from my program.

HU: What does the test show?

Answer:  Hair Analysis is scientifically and specifically what is in an individual’s cell level (mineral or heavy metal). No guessing, generalization or by symptom.  It IS your chemistry.  I can help what I can see and is proven.  Once we see what is not in balance we can start to detox and correct.  If you don’t know where you at, you cannot plan how to get to where you want to be!

Learn more about Lisa Rufsholm here.

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It's Friday night.....you've just ended a long week at the salt mines and want to go to the movies to destress. You enter the cinema and all you can focus on is the smell of freshly buttered popcorn. You're thinking "I've deserved this, I've had a long week". 

You order a large popcorn, soda and a box of M&M's.

By the time the commercials are done, you are half way through your snacks, feeling a bit gross already.

By the time the movie is over, your stomach hurts and you are hyped up on sugar. You get home and can't fall asleep for a long time. When you wake up, you are tired and feeling regretful of last night's choices, not to mention the disappointment you feel when you step on the scale to realize just how costly last night was. 

Can we make this scenario a bit better? Yes, we can.

But brace yourself. It will require you to be adventurous and smuggle your own food to the cinema.

Since many of my clients live in Ridgefield, CT or nearby, they are familiar with the Prospector Theater and CVS pharmacy. 

One of my clients asked me if I can come up with ideas for healthier foods to bring to the movies that can be purchased at that pharmacy. 

So here's me out and about taking pictures of chips and candy at CVS. 

This is what I came up with. 

When you feel like getting something salty or crunchy 

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

I was really surprised with the variety of healthier popcorn, chips and other snack options at CVS. There was a tremendous amount of organic, non-gmo snacks, unsweetened versions of popcorn, tortilla chips and even kale chips. Go for the single serve packs whenever possible. They are a bit more expensive but it's MUCH easier to control your eating. 

When you feel like getting something sweet 

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

Again, I was surprised with the variety of healthier choices such as freeze-dried fruit, lower sugar bars/cookies, organic options, and lots of single serve treats. Definitely go for those! 

When you feel like getting something creamy

GET THIS

AVOID THIS

Summary: 

Yet again, I was shocked that you can now get greek yogurt, protein shakes and charcuterie snacks at a pharmacy. That's pretty cool actually. Lots of good options to replace ice cream or sugary sodas and smoothies at the movies. 

Did you enjoy this article? Do you have an article idea for me? Shoot me an e-mail

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DCP , an abbreviation of Doctor of chemical philosophy is my unique discovery based on my ' " Disease Theory " to take care of diseases naturally. My book ," An Introduction to DCP " is available for more information.

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Hi, my name is Jessica and I am a Social Media Manager. My goal is to enhance my clients online presence by making sure their social media efforts align with and reflect their values and ideals. I will set up, manage and create content for your social media accounts, helping you to create and nurture connections and reach potential clients. I have a number of packages available depending on your social media needs. Custom packages are also available.

 

Package 1:

  • Profile Optimization, Brand Research & Content Development (1 hour per month)
  • 3 posts per week (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • 3 Custom Graphics per month
  • Daily monitoring of your account 
  • Custom profile picture & cover photo
  • Interaction (30 minutes per week)
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Ways To Increase Blood In Your Body

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Health Benefits Of Red Grapes

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If you are looking for vitamin E from sources other than nuts, seeds, fish, or vegetable oils, fresh vegetables are a good bet. After all, you may not always want a fishy meal like abalone or sardines or may be looking for a lighter, less calorific means to the vitamin than oil or nuts. Here’s a look at some of the best vegetable sources of vitamin E and how you can incorporate them into your diet.

Antioxidant Vitamin E Plays A Role In Overall Health

You need vitamin E to keep some basic muscle and nerve function going. Which is why a deficiency of the nutrient can cause you to lose sensation in the arms and legs or lead to muscle weakness in general. This antioxidant vitamin helps fight oxidative stress – a problem that’s been linked to everything from heart problems and eye problems/macular degeneration to graying of hair, wrinkle formation, and other signs of aging. Equally important, it seems to play a role in immune function and may help protect you from having long or frequent bouts of illness.1

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Did you know that you have the power to grow the HU Community?

The Holistic United team knows how hard you work to maintain a level of trust and integrity with each of the patients/clients who put their trust in you.

It’s equally important that we maintain a standard when screening holistic professionals for our community.  We believe referrals from you and invitations sent from our own community is the best way to ensure we continue to grow a network of esteemed holistic practitioners. 

Invite your colleagues by sending them a link to our homepage, so they can request an invitation, or send them an email directly from your account*.

(*from your profile page, click on your name, located in the top right corner, select Dash, and then scroll down to the Invite section, located on the right side of your screen.)

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